CITY  OF  HUMBOLDT

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL HELD

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2020

 

PRESENT:

 

Mayor:          Dennis Korte

Aldermen:     Darlene Cash Bernie Malinoski                  

                      Jerry Weyland  Jack Tuchscherer

                                Leon Doepker           Henry Hauber

                       

City Commissioner:  Willard Struck

City Clerk:  Sandra Pauli

Works & Utilities Director: Rod Halyk

Leisure Services Director:  Ross Milnthorp

 

CALL TO ORDER:

Mayor Dennis Korte called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

 

ADOPT AGENDA:

Cash/Weyland

That the agenda be amended to include the following.

           

11.  New Business:

a)  Otto Fahl – Rental of Lagoon Property (City Commissioner)

b)  Humboldt Fire Department – Permission To Burn House (City Clerk)

c)  Committee of the Whole (City Commissioner)

           

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

APPROVE

MINUTES:

Cash/Hauber

That the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held September 10, 2020 be approved as recorded and circulated.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

RON LOUDOUN – TAX CONCESSION:

Malinoski/Tuchscherer

That the request from Ron Loudoun for property tax relief for a period of two years to open an automobile dealership at 95 Main Street be denied.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

HUMBOLDT GOOD

NEIGHBOR STORE – COST-SHARING AGREEMENT:

Hauber/Doepker

That the request from the Humboldt Good Neighbor Store for the City to contribute half of the cost to replace the linoleum in the Good Neighbor Store be referred to the 2003 Budget deliberations.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE REPORT:

Weyland/Malinoski

That the following correspondence be received.

 

a)  Ron Loudoun – Tax Concession For Automobile Dealership

b)  Humboldt Good Neighbor Store – Cost-share Request

c)  Reid-Thompson Public Library Board – Minutes of Meeting

d)  Sask. Coalition For Tobacco Reduction Update

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MINUTES:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash/Tuchscherer

That the minutes of the Administration, Promotion and Protection Committee Meeting held September 16, 2002 be accepted for information.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

D. HUTCHINSON – BILLBOARD SIGN REQUEST:

Hauber/Weyland

That we confirm the Administration Committee’s recommendation to allow Darryl Hutchinson of Misty Gardens to install a billboard sign according to the City’s policy and specifications to the back of the A & W sign in the east-side corridor, upon the condition that the City receives written approval from the A & W agreeing to this matter.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

SUNSET ESTATES – REDUCED SPEED ZONE:

Tuchscherer/Doepker

That we confirm the Administration Committee’s recommendation that the City do not amend the Traffic Bylaw to implement a reduced speed zone in the Sunset Estates as recommended by the Staff Sergeant of the RCMP.

 

Further, that Mr. Therres, Manager of Sunset Estates, be advised that he may install a reduced speed zone sign in the Trailer Park at his own expense.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

EXTENSION OF BILLBOARD SIGN CORRIDOR:

Weyland/Doepker

That the matter of extending the billboard sign corridors in the City of Humboldt be referred to the Administration, Promotion and Protection Committee for further review and consideration.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

MCDONALD’S – TREE REPLACEMENT REFUND:

Doepker/Weyland

That we confirm the Leisure Services Committee’s recommendation to refund McDonald’s the amount of $500.00 for a tree replacement charge.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

HCI REUNION –

FACILITY REBATE:

Doepker/Cash

That we confirm the Leisure Services Committee’s recommendation to grant a rebate to the HCI Reunion Committee for the amount of $189.84, which is equivalent to three staff shifts of eight hours each.

 

Further, that the Leisure Services Director write a letter to the HCI Reunion Committee addressing their concerns.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

LEISURE SERVICES COMMITTEE MINUTES:

Cash/Doepker

That the minutes of the Leisure Services Committee Meeting held September 18, 2020 be accepted for information.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

CITY COMMISSIONER’S REPORT:

The City Commissioner stated that he did not have a written report available for this meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

PECUNIARY INTEREST:

 

 

Alderman Leon Doepker and Alderman Henry Hauber declared a pecuniary interest in the following matter and left the Council Chambers at 7:49 p.m.

 

 

PAY ACCOUNT:

Cash/Weyland

That cheque number 14451 payable to Commercial Industrial Manufacturing in the amount of $36.11 and cheque number 14452 payable to True Value in the amount of $30.98 be approved for payment.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

RETURN:

Alderman Leon Doepker and Alderman Henry Hauber returned to the Council Chambers at 7:50 p.m.

 

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Malinoski/Weyland

That the accounts payable for the period ending SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 as represented by general cheque numbers 14374 to 14561, inclusive and as filed in the Accounts Payable Register be approved for payment.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 16/2002:

Doepker/Malinoski

Resolved that Bylaw No. 16/2002 being a bylaw to authorize amendments to Traffic Bylaw No. 1/96 be introduced and read a first time.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 16/2002:

Weyland/Tuchscherer

Resolved that Bylaw No. 16/2002 being a bylaw to authorize amendments to Traffic Bylaw No. 1/96 be read a second time.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 16/2002:

Malinoski/Tuchscherer

Resolved that Bylaw No. 16/2002 being a bylaw to authorize amendments to Traffic Bylaw No. 1/96 be given three readings at this meeting.

 

                                                Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

BYLAW NO. 16/2002:

 

Tuchscherer/Hauber

Resolved that Bylaw No. 16/2002 being a bylaw to authorize amendments to Traffic Bylaw No. 1/96 be read a third time and be now adopted.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

OTTO FAHL – LAGOON PROPOSAL:

Doepker/Malinoski

That the Works & Utilities Director be authorized to investigate the proposal from Mr. Otto Fahl to rent a portion of the lagoon to be used as pasture for horses and to report back at the next Council meeting.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

HUMBOLDT FIRE DEPT. – REQUEST TO BURN HOUSE:

Cash/Weyland

That we approve the request from the Humboldt Fire Department to burn an old house owned by Ronnie Poppel and located at 539 – 2nd Street.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

 

Cash/Doepker

That we sit in private session in the Committee of the Whole, the time being 8:07 p.m.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

RECONVENE:

Malinoski/Weyland

That we reconvene to the Regular Council Meeting, the time being 8:40 p.m.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

ADJOURN:

Weyland/Hauber

That we do now adjourn, the time being 8:45 p.m.

 

                                                Motion Carried.